Cost of future care – review

We are going to review the test in determining an award for cost of future care by highlighting several quotes from cases that are often referenced at trial.  In addition, we will review the cost of future care considerations in a recent trial decision referenced as Dornan v. Stephens, 2019 BCSC 701 (CanLII). The test […]

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Loss of Housekeeping 2019

Two recent decisions yield two different approaches by the Courts as it pertains to loss of housekeeping capacity. In the first example, the Court rejected the claim for  loss of housekeeping as a separate head of damage and addressed this loss under the non-pecuniary award. In the second example, the Court was satisfied that a […]

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Cost of Future Care 2019

It is always useful to review the test to determine whether an award under the heading of costs of future care is appropriate. A recent decision awards the Plaintiff $64,371 for cost of future care and I quote from this decision the Court’s comments: [412]     Claims for cost of future care need to be medically justified […]

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The Innocence Project

When there’s a purpose, you will find passion. What an engaging discussion last night at the Law Courts’ Inn with Tamara Levy, QC who spoke to us about the Innocence Project in both Canada and the United States. Tamara Miriam Levy graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1996 and has since built a career […]

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